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Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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While obesity has been linked to abnormal ovarian cycles in other large mammals, the new findings suggest there is not an association between body fat and reproductive cycling in zoo elephants.
The results are a step closer to the goal of treating human heart attacks by suturing cardiac-muscle patches over an area of dead heart muscle in order to reduce the pathology that often leads to heart failure.

Dean Assimos, M.D.

Clinical care of the kidney stone patient • Metabolic causes of kidney stones • Kidney stone research

Intermittent fasting — periodically eating very little — is not only not bad for you, it may lower blood glucose levels and insulin resistance and reduce inflammation and cardiovascular risk.

Kenneth Saag, M.D.

Treatment and research on rheumatic diseases • Osteoporosis diagnosis

Holly Gunn, M.D.

Cosmetic dermatology • Botox and fillers • Laser treatments • Chemical peels and facials • Body sculpting treatments • Skincare products • Acne and surgical scar treatments • Medical dermatology including acne, rosacea, eczema and skin growths

University of Alabama at Birmingham: Located right in the middle of downtown Birmingham, this school offers the urban feel with without the urban price tag.
In Birmingham, the best cultural experience may have been total immersion in the three-dimensional sensory distortion that was “Jessica Angel: Facing the Hyperstructure” at the Abroms-Engel Institute of the Visual Arts (AEIVA).
INTO UAB Adviser Achala Gunasekara-Rockwell is working to improve education for young girls in her native Sri Lanka and be a catalyst for cultural and social change.

Matthew Might, Ph.D.

Precision medicine • Personalized medicine • Genetics • Rare diseases • Computer science • Search engine optimization


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